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S. T. Lee Lecture: Stalin at War

By Stephen Kotkin Published 2019

On April 4, 2019, Stephen Kotkin, John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs at Princeton University, gave a public lecture on "Stalin at War."

Jonathan Haslam, George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies, introduced Kotkin, who fielded questions from the audience at the end of the talk.

Stephen Kotkin is the author of Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878–1928 (Penguin, 2014) and Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941 (Penguin, 2017), parts one and two of a projected three-volume biography of the Soviet leader.

Watch the lecture in the window above, or on the IAS YouTube channel.

This lecture series is supported by the Dr. S. T. Lee Fund for Historical Studies.